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The Rev. Dr. Trace Haythorn

Standing in the Tragic Gap

James 2:1-13

Proper 18 - Year B

September 06, 2009

The Rev. Dr. Trace Haythorn (PCUSA)

 

In the passage before us today, James introduces us to a group that seems to be the equivalent of our modern middle class.  They are not the rich--the rich are those whose attention they are trying to get.  They are not the poor--the poor are those they are ignoring.  They are somewhere in between, a kind of bell-curve group that represents the broad middle.  In other words, they are people like most of us. 

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